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Story | Nov 26, 2014 | 11:48 AMThe first Christmas gift I can remember receiving was a book. I was 4 years old, still unable to read, but when Santa left me a copy of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by Chicago's own L. Frank Baum, I felt certain that it was the greatest gift any boy had ever been given. I liked holding the book, carrying it under my arm like a professor on his way to give an important lecture. I marveled at the fanciful illustrations, by W.W. Denslow, and my sense of good fortune increased tenfold when my mother read me the text. All I could think about all day was poor little Dorothy, so far from home with all those scary witches and flying monkeys, but wasn't she lucky to find such good friends to help her?
Story | Nov 26, 2014 | 11:48 AM
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Brazil probably escaped recession in the third quarter due to higher government spending, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, suggesting the economy is particularly vulnerable to potential budget cuts currently in the works. Data due out on Friday will...
Story | Nov 26, 2014
Losing six players to graduation does not mean New Trier will field an inexperienced girls basketball team this winter. Four starters are entering their third varsity season, one of whom is among the best post players in the state. Led by 6-foot-3...